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Two dead after small plane crash in Tooele County

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Posted at 7:29 PM, Jun 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-20 19:07:44-04

TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — Two people were killed in a small plane crash Thursday* night.

According to the National Transportation Safety Board, the crash occurred around 11 p.m. near Rush Valley, about 17 miles south of Grantsville.

The aircraft was a Piper PA-28-140.

Authorities have confirmed that two people died in the crash. Further details, such as any other occupants and the victims' identities, were not immediately available.

The NTSB is investigating the incident.

*Correction: Officials initially said the crash occurred Friday morning, but later provided an update that it occurred the night before.